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Family in their Living Room

Date: 1955
Description: Family in their living room. The mother watches television, the father reads a newspaper, the daughter reads a book, and two sons play with a train set.
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Memorial Union Terrace

Date: 1940
Description: Summertime view of people at tables on University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union terrace, looking out to canoes and sailboats on the lake. In the back...
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Salmon Fishing

Date: October 07 1977
Description: Man and woman napping on the rocks with their hats down over their eyes as they fish for salmon.
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White Bass Run

Date: 1942
Description: People fishing for bass off dock.
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Weighing Guests

Date: 1898
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
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Sarah Fairchild Conover

Date: 1895
Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.
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A Quiet Evening at Home

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Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.
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Homer Bigart

Date: 1948
Description: Homer Bigart, (1907-1991) award-winning journalist with the "New York Herald-Tribune" and the "New York Times" with two unidentified individuals.
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Homer Bigart

Date: 1948
Description: Homer Bigart, (1907-1991) award-winning journalist with the "New York Herald-Tribune" and the "New York Times" with two unidentified individuals.
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Posed as if to Begin a Race

Date: October 25 1912
Description: Depicts a group comprised mostly of women posed in a variety of stances as if to begin a race. The image carries the hand-lettered caption "Each one progr...
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Apostle Islands

Date: 1913
Description: Mary Baldwin (Duluth), John Neimeyer (Duluth), and the bow of the "Zenya."
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Leo Capser and Margaret Glover

Date: 1915
Description: Leo W. Capser and Margaret Glover (Mrs. Andrews) lounging on the grass in the Apostle Islands.
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Edward Kremers Relaxes in the Park

Date: 1916
Description: Notable University of Wisconsin pharmacist Edward Kremers relaxes on a bench in a park near the time of the Wisconsin Pharmacy State Convention in 1916.
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Teenagers Listening to WVLR at the Eagle's Nest

Date: 1965
Description: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...
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Mobile Bay Beach

Date: March 05 1915
Description: Two well-dressed men gazing thoughtfully at the ocean at Mobile Bay beach.
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Volleyball Match outside Deering Works and Twine Mill

Date: September 26 1914
Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...
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Billiard Room at Deering Works Club House

Date: February 19 1910
Description: Eight gentlemen play billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...
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Woman Reading Magazine

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Description: Woman reading "House Beautiful" magazine at Greenwood House.
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Victorian Era Postcard

Date: November 17 1909
Description: Postcard depicting men and women office workers taking a break in a celebratory mode. The original caption reads at the bottom "We are taking a day off."
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Portable Fan

Date: June 14 1956
Description: Sam Adair of 4380 N Wildwood Av., Shorewood, Wisconsin wearing fan labeled Rheem Personal Portable Air Conditioner around his neck to stay cool.

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